Graduate Diploma in Primary Mathematics Teaching

Open Polytechnic of New Zealand

Subject area

Teacher Professional Development

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Entry requirements

To be admitted to these programmes, applicants must:

Hold a bachelor degree or a diploma and experience considered equivalent to a bachelor degree.
Be registered and working as a practising teacher in Years 0 - 8 in a New Zealand school.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The Graduate Diploma in Primary Mathematics Teaching is designed primarily for in-service primary school teachers. It fulfils a need for increased mathematics teaching capabilities across the primary school sector to increase the number of school students proceeding into science and technology specialisations and thinking with evidence.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Teacher Education at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (04) 913 5300
Fax: (04) 913 5308

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